Linux is a popular Operating System, that is commonly used for web servers, because it has a number of advantages over other OSs. It is looked upon as the most reliable Operating system these days and due to the way it runs, infected files shall simply not work. As Linux is 100 % free to use, no license fees will be included to the price that you will have to pay for your web hosting service. This, consequently, enables the provider to personalize the OS depending on what they and their customers require, removing unnecessary packages to improve the Operating system and the server’s general performance. Linux servers often come with the Apache web server software, that processes site access requests. Apache is furthermore 100 % free and easy to personalize, not to mention that it is very fast and light in terms of the system resources it requires. LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP) is the software environment which some of the most widely used script apps require – Joomla, Moodle, WordPress, etcetera. The LAMP configuration is the most popular one globally, since it is stable and simple to maintain.
Stable Linux with Apache in Shared Hosting
All of the servers which are an element of our revolutionary cloud hosting platform run Linux as a way to ensure their fast and secure functioning, that will consequently contribute to much better overall site performance. This is valid for every site that you host inside a shared hosting account with us. Every part of the website hosting service (emails, databases, files) shall be handled by its own cluster of servers, so only 1 type of processes will run on a given server, which will contribute to the amazing loading speed of your Internet sites even more. You could use HTML, Perl, Python, JavaScript and almost any other web development language for your sites, because they all can run on a Linux web server. We also use the Apache web server, considering that our experience over the years has shown that it is probably the perfect software of its sort.
Stable Linux with Apache in Semi-dedicated Hosting
Our semi-dedicated server accounts are set up on a cutting-edge specialized platform. An individual group of web servers looks after each and every service - databases, e-mails, files, and so forth., and since we highly prize the benefits of a custom-made, secure and dependable Operating System, all the web servers that make up the groups run Linux. The OS allows us to make the critical adjustments, not to mention the increased speed, for the reason that only 1 type of process runs on the server, in contrast to the traditional hosting platform provided by most companies in which everything runs on a single hosting server. Additionally, we use the Apache web server also. We have evaluated its functionality over the years, so we have confirmed that it could give us as a provider and you as a client the desired speed and adaptability for the most effective Internet site performance.